Family: Geometridae

70.239 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria

There are 302 county records of 421 individuals from 59 different sites. First recorded in 1917.

Individual records comprise of: [420 Adult] [1 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Mar
1
Apr
60
May
77
Jun
90
Jul
49
Aug
140
Sep
3

Earliest: 29 Mar 2019 - Latest: 06 Sep 2016

Historical Abundance

2019
10
2018
41
2017
34
2016
30
2015
43
2014
64
2013
41
2012
9
2011
27
2010
18

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
224 (334)
VC68
78 (87)

Status Grade 2

Larval food plants

13. Broadleaved trees
Alder Alnus glutinosa
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Downy Birch Betula pubescens
Hazel Corylus avellana
Midland Hawthorn Crataegus laevigata
Oak Quercus spp
Silver Birch Betula pendula

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